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Looking Back

Lyme Regis Museum has a new exhibition telling the story of loca woman Ernestine Collier jan 2016 (54060103)

LOOKING BACK: Celebrating a life more ordinary in Lyme

Weymouth Speedway (55038564)

LOOKING BACK: The wild days of Weymouth speedway

Photography of the tea lounge at Appletrees Chideock by Claud Hider coutesy of Neil Mattingly and his freshford.com website (52531509)

LOOKING BACK: Snapshots in time of scenic Dorset village

LOOKING BACK: Name that band on Weymouth stage

A new £1.8m church centre opened at St Aldhelm's Church in Weymouth.The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, paid a visit to open the project. (54439088)

LOOKING BACK: Talk on city's nautical history in Weymouth

Cecil Parkinson (middle) visits Winfrith Petroleum Technology Business Centre (54426007)

LOOKING BACK: Memories of Tory minister Cecil Parkinson's Dorset visit

Panoramic letter card of Weymouth (53170817)

LOOKING BACK: Panoramic letter cards show Weymouth and Lyme in their prime

Jean Matthews, then West, on a goat on Weymouth promenade (53136055)

LOOKING BACK: Did Weymouth beach get your goat back in the day?

Looking Back: the Gilday sisters (53469491)

LOOKING BACK: Search for hero fishermen who saved young flower pickers after Portland cliff fall

Bellringers in 1948 (52606635)

LOOKING BACK: Do any of these campanologists ring a bell?

HOUSE ON THE HILL: 1 Old Lyme Hill – home of the Gollop, Gordge and Gear families

LOOKING BACK: Website with wealth of pictures reveals Dorset families' humble origins

Badbury Rings (52681222)

LOOKING BACK: Mishaps over the years on Dorset's roads

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LOOKING BACK: History of great Dorset manor house to come to life in Dorchester talk

BEACH HOLIDAY: Siblings spotted on the left

LOOKING BACK: Spot the siblings in family beach photo

William John Allen standing on Back Rivers weir (East Street, Bridport) in 1963 (51825105)

LOOKING BACK: The winter of 1962 and 1963 - readers' memories

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January 1963. Nr Portesham. Post Office van lost in snow for three weeks. Dave Fudge at the back wheel, other is John Cheeseman (51244785)

LOOKING BACK: When Dorset was in the grips of the deadly winter of 1963

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Swanage 125 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Glorious Victorian Swanage

LOOKING BACK: Dreaming spires of Weymouth

LOOKING BACK: Dreaming spires of Weymouth

Age UK Dorchester, Rowan Cottage, Elvis Day with Elvis memorabilia. Margaret Wellspring with Graham Polley, 14/01/2015 PICTURE:FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17025 (51058392)

LOOKING BACK: Get all shook up with Elvis screening in Dorchester

LOOKING BACK: Happy memories of Weymouth holidays

LOOKING BACK: Happy memories of Weymouth holidays

A barn fire at Wytherston in 1962 (50545850)

LOOKING BACK: A parish and its people remembered in community project

LOOKING BACK: Where on Portland did artist paint?

LOOKING BACK: Where on Portland did artist paint?

LOOKING BACK: Who's with one-armed bandit man George?

LOOKING BACK: Who's with one-armed bandit man George?

LOOKING BACK: Inside a recently discovered Roman world

LOOKING BACK: Inside a recently discovered Roman world

LOOKING BACK: Class of 1958

LOOKING BACK: New Zealander in Dorset company Hilton Electronics appeal

LOOKING BACK: New Zealander in Dorset company Hilton Electronics appeal

LOOKING BACK: Cheesy does it - making the county's Blue Vinney in the 1950s

LOOKING BACK: Cheesy does it - making the county's Blue Vinney in the 1950s

LOOKING BACK: Bus shelter's role in Osmington village life

LOOKING BACK: Bus shelter's role in Osmington village life

BEER HOLDER: Pat Squirrell with the Devenish brewery box

LOOKING BACK: Response to Weymouth brewery mini-museum comes pouring in

LOOKING BACK: Royal connections, remembering the war dead, even a book exchange! We look at Dorset's fascinating bus shelters.

LOOKING BACK: Royal connections, remembering the war dead, even a book exchange! We look at Dorset's fascinating bus shelters.

LOOKING BACK: Portland's Mabel Comben led the kick off in island clash

LOOKING BACK: Portland's Mabel Comben led the kick off in island clash

LOOKING BACK: Match of the day on Portland

LOOKING BACK: Match of the day on Portland

The last cask of ale to be made at devenish brewery in Weymouth. Pictured are Mick Jackson, Chris Ruffell, Tony Sargent and Louis Gallery (47706561)

LOOKING BACK: Remembering the glory beers at Hope Square, Weymouth

RECOGNISED: The German war memorial in Fordington as it is today.                            Picture: Brian Bates

LOOKING BACK: German War Memorial in Dorchester granted special status

LOOKING BACK: In which year did Nancy kit out her kitchen?

LOOKING BACK: In which year did Nancy kit out her kitchen?

LOOKING BACK: The rise and fall of medieval Weymouth

LOOKING BACK: The rise and fall of medieval Weymouth

LOOKING BACK: Dockyard worker's family share 1930s bird's eye views of Weymouth

LOOKING BACK: Dockyard worker's family share 1930s bird's eye views of Weymouth

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LOOKING BACK: Searching for new owner for Weymouth brewing magnate's silver service

LOOKING BACK: Searching for new owner for Weymouth brewing magnate's silver service

LOOKING BACK: Remember when a driver had a miracle escape from icy waters?

LOOKING BACK: Remember when a driver had a miracle escape from icy waters?

VILLAGE SCHOOL: One of the pictures used in the book

LOOKING BACK: Villagers flock to buy book of Piddletrenthide memories

LOOKING BACK: Tales of tragedy and surprise at Dorchester's German prisoner of war camp

LOOKING BACK: Tales of tragedy and surprise at Dorchester's German prisoner of war camp

LOOKING BACK: Faces in the Terras crowd identified

LOOKING BACK: Faces in the Terras crowd identified

LOOKING BACK: Moving service to remember Dorsetshire troops who died in India

LOOKING BACK: Moving service to remember Dorsetshire troops who died in India

LOOKING BACK: Dorset County Museum is 170 years old - here's how it all started

LOOKING BACK: Dorset County Museum is 170 years old - here's how it all started

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LOOKING BACK: Do you recognise anyone in this Winfrith factory?

PICTURES BY MAISIE HILL PLEASE CREDITBelmont House, Lyme Regis'the writing room' (39713376)

LOOKING BACK: Dream - and nightmare - of Dorset home restored to its Regency glory

LOOKING BACK: What was the year of cheer for these Terras fans?

LOOKING BACK: What was the year of cheer for these Terras fans?

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LOOKING BACK: Courage and tragedy in the Great War

LOOKING BACK: Uncle Pip's brave battle

LOOKING BACK: Uncle Pip's brave battle

FAMILY BUSINESS: The Old Cement Factory c. 1890 showing the Hunters Bathing Machines and horses that pulled them out into the sea

LOOKING BACK: At sea with the Hunter family

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